Great fun doesn’t have to cost you much and when it comes to these Shadow Puppets, it will cost you nothing at all.
You are never too old for Shadow Puppets and you’ll love sharing these fun ideas with the kids. Everyone will want a turn!
How To Make Hand Puppets
via 1000 Life Hacks
As you can see from the example above from 1000 Life Hacks, there are so many different hand animals that you will be able to make.
They are also easier than you think. Be sure to use a big clear wall or you could use a sheet and a torch.
Hand Shadow Puppet Animals
via Artists Helping Children
Here are some more cute ideas from Artists Helping Children that you can try out. We love the butterfly, dog, camel, reindeer, and goat. You have options galore and we’re sure you can come up with some too.
There’s a further great selection of hand shadow puppets here including turtle, rhinoceros, cat, and ducks. Which one will you try first?
Shadow Puppets Youtube Video Tutorial
You could even get the kids to sit behind a cardboard box and put on a Shadow Puppet performance! You can make a crab, rabbit, bull, moose, elephant, and snail to name a few.
You will love the collection of ideas featured in this video. Click Play above to view now ^
Another great idea is getting the kids to use their toy animals to create shadows that they can then trace on paper. We found this idea on Above & Beyond.